Captain Angel Bradford with the Albany Police Department is alerting residents that there has been an increase in burglary, theft and entering autos in West Albany.
Burglaries and thefts have become more popular in the 3800 block of Mayfair Lane, the 2400 block of Hoover St., the 1400 and 1500 blocks of Avalon, Gillespie and West Lincoln and around the 1200 block of 10th Avenue.
Entering autos is a problem in the 1900, 2200 and 2300 block of Doncaster, Lionel and Pembroke and the 2300 block of 12th Avenue.
Captain Bradford adds that thieves are also targeting storage buildings in backyards. Please make sure your outside storage buildings, your home and your vehicles are secured.